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Civil Lead Engineer

Lead Civil Engineer opportunity in Edinburgh, UK with EDP Renewables. Manage design process, coordinate civil engineering activities, and ensure compliance with regulations for renewable projects.

EDP Renewables
EDP Renewables
Edinburgh, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   59 days ago

About EDP Renewables

Company Overview

EDP Renewables (EDPR)

Madrid, Spain

2007

Business Model

Renewable Energy

Development, management, and operation of renewable power plants, focusing primarily on wind and increasingly on solar energy.

Sales of electricity generated from renewable sources, government incentives for renewable energy production.

Locations & Geography

EDPR operates in three broad geographic areas: Europe, North America and South America. Specifically, in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, United States, Spain, Portugal, France, United Kingdom, Poland, Italy, Romania, Belgium and Greece.

Significant contributor to local economies through job creation and infrastructure development, particularly in regions transitioning towards renewable energy.

Company Culture

Committed to leading the energy transition to sustainability, focusing on innovation and respect for the environment.

Supports a collaborative and inclusive work environment, encourages innovation and offers opportunities for professional growth.

Invests in employee training and development to support both personal growth and the company's strategic goals.

Activities & Projects

Involved in large-scale wind and solar projects across various global markets, aiming to significantly increase its renewable capacity by 2030.

Pioneering projects in offshore wind and innovative solar technologies.

Strong focus on sustainability, aiming to achieve carbon neutrality and integrating ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) principles into its operations.

Career Opportunities

Diverse opportunities across engineering, project management, and administrative functions, particularly in renewable energy sectors.

Offers competitive benefits, including health and wellness programs, to support the well-being of its employees.

Contact Information

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EDP Renewables Careers

EDP Renewables is a global leader in the renewable energy sector and the world's fourth-largest wind and solar energy producer. With a sound development pipeline, first class assets, and market-leading operating capacity, EDPR has undergone exceptional development in recent years and is currently present in 28 markets.

MISSION

Project Management: Manage the design process of the assigned projects within the concerned geography, providing technical support both to the development phase, the contracting and construction phase, in accordance with the directives of the Manager of Engineering the country and applicable regulations, to guarantee the minimization of costs, compliance with deadlines and quality requirements of the projected assets.

Civil Engineer: Coordinate the transversal civil engineering activity to supervise the process of design and development of the renewable projects. Manage the initial engineering and design phase of projects in UK.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • DEVELOPMENT ENGINNERING: Coordinate the preparation of technical projects for the development of renewable energy generation plants and electrical interconnection infrastructure, ensuring compliance with the conditions established by the business units, other technical departments or external agents, to ensure maximum efficiency in the development of such projects. Select the specialized external engineering companies. Provide technical support to the development phase when required.
  • ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECTION COMMON INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN: Participate in the design of the electrical infrastructure of the generation plants for the interconnection to the electric network common infrastructure with other developers/operators; prepare the required documentation for grid access and connection applications and grid code compliance; provide technical support in the consenting process.
  • SPECIALIZED STUDIES COORDINATION: Coordinate and validate with other Technology Units the execution of specific key studies (collector system, reactive power compensation, foundation design, noises, or others) for its integration in the engineering project, to minimize the risk associated to the construction process.
  • TECHNICAL STANDARDIZATION: Coordinate and ensure the development and application of technical standardization in the concerned geography, applying the best practices in the sector to ensure maximum efficiency in the construction and operation of facilities
  • TENDER ENGINNERING: Coordinate the preparation of technical packages to deliver to Procurement for the construction Request for Proposals (RfPs) of renewable energy generation plants and electrical interconnection infrastructure. Provide support to the Procurement Department in the clarifications discussions with bidders and award negotiations when required, in order to guarantee the best technical-economic conditions in the awards.
  • PROJECT HANDOVER TO CONSTRUCTION: Make an optimum transfer of projects under Engineering responsibility to the Construction unit, in order to optimize the construction start-up times, guaranteeing the coordination and technical quality in the handover of the project. Assist in the evaluation and resolution of any proposed modifications of the final engineering project raised during the construction phase, in order to ensure the preservation of the technical standards of the project.
  • DD LOCAL SUPPORT: Provide support to the due diligence process for new projects under study within the concerned geography, assisting with all the aspects that need to be managed locally for the optimum technical assessment, CapEx estimation and risk assessment.
  • COMPANY POLICY AND LEGAL COMPLIANCE: Understand and apply policies to prevent occupational hazards, environment and quality to ensure implementation and compliance on tasks under their responsibility.
  • EDPR INSTITUTIONAL REPRESENTATION: Represent EDPR to agencies and institutions, public and private, in matters relating to its jurisdiction to enforce the interests of EDPR.

REQUIRED PROFILE

  • Qualification:
    • Master of Science (Civil Engineering or similar)
    • A postgraduate in Renewable Energies will be valued
  • Experience:
    • At least 8-10-year experience in Wind/Solar PV Power Plants
    • Experience in civil design, coordination and planning in engineering teams and external engineering companies
    • Experience on definition soil investigation campaign and review of Geotechnical reports.
    • Medium-High level of use of Civil3d -> able to perform designs from scratch.
    • Knowledge of drainage system design.
  • Specific requirements:
    • Wind Farms or PV Plants
    • Knowledge of International technical normative
  • Languages: English (Spanish, Portuguese and others are a plus)
  • Comments:
    • Ability to perform duties in a collaborative, multi-national working environment
    • High attention to detail
    • Strong statistical and analytical skills
    • Solved-problems and open-minded attitude
    • Communicative and sociable
    • Available to travel very often

Among EDPR's principles we would like to highlight diversity and inclusion as a strength in our values and practices. Reinforcing these principles has a real impact on the satisfaction of commitment, increases talent and the quality of leadership of our professionals. To achieve all our objectives, it intends to attract, develop and retain different profiles, assuming diversity as a key factor and differentiator of fundamental innovation in our organisation. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to the inclusion and sense of belonging of each person who is part of EDPR.

What makes us proud as an employer:

  • TOP Employer Europe 2024 certification.
  • Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2022.
  • Top Workplaces US 2022. Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation;

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About the role

Mar 29, 2024

Full Time

Company

Sep 27, 2024

On-site

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

8-10 years

UTC+00:00

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